Saudade

« Saudade » is the title of my new movie. As I had mentionned in my previous post, I have written, directed and produced a short film last summer in Lebanon, and the trailer has just been released last week-end. It features Cyril Aris & Mounia Akl, Yasmina Hatem & Malek Rizkallah, Nabil Ghorayeb, Mona Fakhry and Thomas Chelhot. Assistant Director: Nicolas Cardahi, DOP: Marc Abiad, Sound: Melissa Karam, Music: Barnabas Folk, Ivan Folk and Milan Kuli, Art Direction: Mirella Salameh and Mounia Akl.

You can watch and share the trailer on Youtube at the following link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7G34Zzc-Xe.

You can also visit the page on Facebook called « Saudade » in order to follow the news for festivals, screenings, pictures of the shooting, plot description and so on, by clicking on the following link: www.facebook.com/saudademovie

Hope you enjoy it ! Comments and feedback are welcome.

Synopsis of the movie:

The story unfolds in Beirut in 2003. Two couples, two divergent destinies: one spiraling upwards, the other downwards. Leila and Nabil have been together for two years, and the stars seem to be aligned for them. They are both rising actors full of dreams and aspirations, and they have all life lying in front of them to accomplish them. Their friends, Hala and Kamal, are experiencing the ups and downs of married life. Deeply in love, they each have their own passion: the former is a writer, the latter a photographer attracted to the sea since his childhood. A couple whose love cannot be spared by the tricks of fate manipulating them. Caught in a dilemma, the woman finds herself trapped in a whirlwind of guilt, apprehension, and eventually undertakes a decision that she is not close of forgetting.

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